SpaceX fired its first super heavy starship rocket booster
While there are billionairesAs pioneers of space tourism, Elon Musk and SpaceX have just launched a rocket that could one day send humans to Mars.
On Monday, SpaceX lit it upFor the first time, at the company’s Star Base rocket development site in Boca Czech, Texas.
The hold-down test firing lasted only a few seconds, but Musk called it a “full test period firing of 3 Raptors on a super heavy booster” on Twitter.
It is a small test prototype of the superhero, the final model of which is expected to have a maximum of 32 raptors, which will enable it to lift a mass much heavier than the Earth’s gravity. Will extend to Mars and beyond.
This giant booster is designed to match the SpaceX starship, which is also being tested in Texas. You may remember to look at some quick picturesAfter checking the altitude, the flights exploded violently.
When the whole system is ready, the idea is that the cargo or passenger-loaded starship will be placed on top of a super-heavy, which will take it out of our environment. The Falcon 9, like the first stage, could return to super-heavy landing for reuse.
SpaceX is planning to hold itUse a super heavy booster sometime in the coming months. The mission is expected to launch the starship from Texas, travel quickly into space and then land on the Hawaiian coast with soft water.
Space excitement continues.
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